Break has ratings and reviews. Clair said: The premise for Break both horrified and fascinated me when I decided to finally check out Hannah Mo. Wild 4 copies; Marco Impossible 2 copies; Break – Ossa rotte (Y) 2 copies, 1 review. A History of Glitter and Blood: Sneak Preview 2 copies; Sick Kids in Love 1. avere le ossa rotte (figurative) to ache all over rompere un contratto to break a contract. rompere il silenzio/il ghiaccio to break the silence/the ice. rompere gli.
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However, her style is distinct and I was pleased to have enjoyed a young adult novel so much. In the end, the novel starts to unravel losing its believability in action that never quite reaches a climax worthy of the previous writing.
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Jonah eventually figures kssa his reason for breaking his bones, but my reaction to it was probably similar to the psycologist’s. This first example of her talents promises a long career of smart, excoriated fiction that sucks the reader in and holds them by the throat for the duration of the story.
Jul 04, Megan rated it really liked it.
I loved Jonah and his relationships with Jesse. On the one hand, it was well written; I started it about 20 minutes until bedtime, and stayed up late to finish it.
There is an emotional intensity to BREAK, one that carefully balances Jonah’s gruesome obsession with friendships, love and dependence on others that makes this an impressive read.
Read more Read less. Plus the parents should have divorced forever ago. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This book really explores the burden of the responsibility The main character in Break and I virtually have nothing in common, except for our ages. Apr 01, rachel rated it really liked it Shelves: Jonah is on a mission to break every bone in his body. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
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She lives in Maryland with several cats, none of whom are violent. Then there’s Jesse, his brother with severe food allergies; Will, his baby brother that never stops crying; and his parents who always find rogte to fight about.
Moskowitz did an outstanding job of creating that are relatable, they have problems, feelings, and circumstances tha Three words: Break by Hannah Moskowitz.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. He works, has a girlfriend-not-girlfriend and has a best friend who encourages his bone-breaking behaviour. View all 5 comments. There’s just this adrenaline rush when he flings himself off a high rottee or slams his hand in a car door or whatever, then a whole load of pain that cripples him and puts him in the hospital.
A quick read, a rotye read, from a truly unique writer. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Videos About This Book. Less convincing were the parents.
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I had trouble accepting that they could be so very bad at looking after Jesse and dealing with his allergies. Moskowitz is an extremely talented writer! I look forward to reading Hannah’s future novels, particularly her middle grade debut.
On that note, I was relieved to read about characters who actually sounded their age, and not like a thirty-five-year-old trapped in a seventeen-year-old’s body. It was hard to read another book right after because everything else felt slow in comparison.
But Jonah breaks bones—his own. But when the people who care about him find out his injuries are self-inflicted, Jonah rtte to face the repercussions of his destructive behavior. As someone whose broken a few too many bones in her lifetime Not Enabled Screen Reader: Moskowitz and from now on her middle name is “I came here to fuck bitches”.
The first two thirds of the story really pulled me in. But she’s obviously observant and insightful, and is only limited by her own experience. Moskowitz has written a story that is both a quick read but very complex in both its subject and brezk characters. Break was an easy read and it also rather rudely enjoyed toying with my feelings. Did you know that when you break your bones, they grow back stronger?
Aug 11, Bgeak Bennett added it. Un libro crudo e provocatorio che racconta con realismo una forma estrema di autolesionismo. I understand self harm, but this is a bit of a step too far, don’t you think?